Construction of Toyota’s ‘Smart City’ is Set to Begin in 2021


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Road to Tokyo 2021: Training and staying motivated under lockdown


A couple of months ago, we shared the first episode in the Road to Tokyo series as we followed our colleague Sadio Diallo’s journey to the next summer Olympics. Since then, the Olympics have been postponed until next year, … Life at Axway employee spotlight

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EU Conflict Minerals Regulation to take effect in 2021


These new set of new regulation will take effect in 2021: importers from the EU have until then to put a due diligence system in place. In 2017, the European Parliament and the EU Council adopted a new regulation regarding the import of so-called conflict minerals.

Supply Chain News on Kroger Breaks Ground on New Highly Automated DC with Partner Ocado

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First of 20 Planned Robotic Facilities Starts Construction North of Cincinnati, will Go Live in 2021

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The top 3PL companies in the USA in 2020


billion by 2021, the writing is on the wall: eCommerce in the US isn’t going anywhere. With eCommerce sales in the United States reaching USD$360.3 billion in 2016 and projected to surpass US$603.4

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Jobs Sustainability: Little Time Remains to Implement Long-term Strategy

Enterra Insights

“By 2021,” writes Forrester Vice President Brian Hopkins (@practicingEA), “a disruptive tidal wave will begin. Solutions powered by AI/cognitive technology … Continued.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

After next Thursday (9/19/19), there will not be an official palindrome week until 2021 (we don’t count putting a 0 in front of the month around here). Ah yes, it is officially palindrome week. This year, however, palindrome week takes on a whole new significance. This is the end of a wonderful run of years, starting in 2011, where the dates read the same frontwards and backwards for a week+. And to quote one off […].

How to Build a Better Shipping Mousetrap With a SaaS TMS Functions


According to, the value of worldwide e-commerce sales will grow 246% by 2021, amassing a financial gain of more than $3.2 The value of retail shipping efficiency has never been more important.

Saudi Aramco announces major supply chain shakeup

Logistics Middle East

Saudi Aramco wants to double to 70% its local sourcing by 2021 as part of a US $300-billion investment in its supply chain

How Amazon will impact the supply chain in 2018


Wall Street firm Needham predicted that by 2021 Amazon would make up 50% of all US eCommerce, so we can expect 2018 to be another colossal year for the eCommerce giant. In their 10-K annual report from 2017, Amazon stated that it had generated $6.4 billion in sales from retail subscription services alone. eCommerce

4 Tips for Managing Your Ecommerce Orders for Multichannel Marketplaces


billion customers by 2021. Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Alexa Lemzy from TextMagic who gives us 4 helpful tips for managing your ecommerce orders for multichannel marketplaces.

EU MDR Deadline Extension – Get Back on Track


The European Parliament has voted to extend the deadline for the implementation of the EU Medical Device Regulations to May 2021, subject to member state approval.


The top 3PL providers for eCommerce in the USA


billion by 2021, the writing is on the wall: eCommerce in the US isn’t going anywhere. With eCommerce sales in the United States reaching USD$360.3 billion in 2016 and projected to surpass US$603.4 Logistics eCommerce Shipping

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Why Today is the Day to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Recession


recession by 2021. Highs and lows are an unfortunate part of both life and business and a new study shows 3 out of 4 economists predicting a U.S. The good news for companies is that recessions are also generally short, with 9 of the U.S.’s

Ford gets free publicity for promising autonomous cars in 5 years


Mark Fields, Ford’s chief executive, said the company planned to mass produce driverless cars and have them in commercial operation in a ride-hailing service by 2021. Fully autonomous by 2021. Neal E. Boudette, writing for the New York Times: At a news conference on Tuesday at the company’s research center in Palo Alto, Calif.,

Square for the Transportation Industry

Aborn and Co.

According to a World Pay survey, 46% of global buyers will transition from a credit card to a digital wallet by 2021, but in the world of freight, most still operate via cash and fleet checks.

Brexit - Another Step Forward


Another Step Further Forward it is highly probable that customs declarations will be required for goods moving between the UK and EU from 1st January 2021. The European Parliament is also expected to approve the Withdrawal Agreement on the 29th January in time for the UK to formally leave the EU at 11pm GMT / Midnight CET on the 31st January.

Can Digital Twins Result in Total Supply Chain Redesign and Innovation?


With the rapid growth of sensors through IOT within the supply chain and the connectivity of these sensors (estimated to be 25 billion sensors worldwide by 2021), the volume of consistent high quality data is increasing beyond our human capabilities to analyze in real time.

This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Uber Ambitiously Eyes 2021 for Food-Delivery Drones Launch (WSJ – sub. What does it feel like to cycle in 29F weather going 17.2 mph for 27 miles? I found out this past Monday when I went out for my final training ride before shipping my bike to Santa Fe, NM for the JDRF Ride to Cure.

British International Freight Association expects Brexit extension after UK-EU negotiation delays


Robert Keen, the director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “In light of the huge issues involved with a sharp change in trading conditions at the start of 2021, particularly if that were to coincide with another Covid-19 outbreak, we think an extension looks increasingly likely. It is unlikely that their companies and the clients they serve will have the capacity to increase readiness for a sharp change in trading conditions in 2021. “In

The Future of the Supply Chain is More Warehouses, Everywhere


By 2021, $4.5 In other words, by 2021, when the e-commerce industry sells $4.5 Over the last decade, there has been a flowering of e-commerce. Everyone is ordering everything online, and if you don’t have some form of online shop, you’re barely a business.

Important changes of the AI Suite roadmap [with French translation]


in the first quarter of 2021. The AI Suite Roadmap called for the release of version 2.5 This version was intended, among other objectives, to provide the AI Suite offering with new user interfaces developed in HTML5, replacing the Adobe … AI Suite ai suite roadmap


Top 10 Manufacturing Trends For 2019


With the advanced analytics spending predicted to grow from $136B in 2016 to $232B in 2021 , attaining an 11.3% Due to all of these factors advanced robotics spending is predicted to grow from $92B in 2016 to $225B in 2021, attaining a 19.7%

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Cognitive Computing will Achieve Mainstream Adoption in 5 Years

Enterra Insights

Gartner analysts predict “smart machines will enter mainstream adoption by 2021 with 30 percent adoption by large companies. This will … Continued. The post Cognitive Computing will Achieve Mainstream Adoption in 5 Years appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Milestone Moment - BREXIT


This will almost certainly mean that importers and exporters moving goods between the EU and the UK will need to prepare for making Customs declarations from 1st January 2021 The UK Government’s EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill finally passed the House of Commons moving exit from the EU one step closer. Passing with a majority of 124, the bill will now be debated further in January but is expected to pass into UK law before the 31st January 2020.

Covid-19 Retail: Cash, Product, and People


June Wk 5 to Aug Wk 2 (HOLD STYLE FOR 2021). The retail industry, like many others, has been upended by Covid-19. There is a very clear & present danger that exists on the revenue line and this can quickly become an expense problem if not managed appropriately.

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Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

JDA software

Checkout-free concepts like Amazon Go will become more prevalent – their cashierless store concepts could top $4 billion in sales by 2021. It’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up.

River Logic Named a Gartner's 2017 Forecast Snapshot for Prescriptive Analytics

River Logic

billion by 2021 , with a 21% CAGR from 2016. Back in 2016, Gartner produced its first research note on prescriptive analytics technology, the Forecast Snapshot of Prescriptive Analytics. Once again, River Logic was noted as one of the few major players that hold around 85% of the market share in the prescriptive technology space. The prescriptive analytics software market is set to reach $1.57 Prescriptive Analytics Gartner Market Research

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

DELMIA Quintiq

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the renewable energy industry is expected to grow 13% in the period until 2021. The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry.

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain


million headset shipments by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B Augmented reality, or simply known as AR, is the usage of technology to superimpose computer-generated sensory input such as sound, videos, and images over a person's real-view world.

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Outcomes from our Post-Covid Seminar: Supply Chains Shifts, Leadership Communication, and a Rough Economic Forecast


The IMF has predicted that a return to pre-COVID economic levels likely will not recur until Q4 of 2021 or Q2 of 2022. The SCRC held our first webinar panel today (video embedded below), which was attended by over 90 people, with another 200 who signed up for the recording.

Mastering eCommerce: How to optimize your eCommerce business and scale to new heights


trillion dollars by 2021. Statista is predicting that the eCommerce industry will be worth 4.48 With this in mind, it would be a smart move to start thinking about how you can make the most out of your eCommerce store. Business Growth eCommerce

Blockchain to save the food industry US$31 billion by 2024, driven by IoT partnerships

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and compliance costs will be reduced by 30% by 2024 New data from Juniper Research shows that blockchain will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain.

Key Guiding Principles for Getting a Better Handle on Implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Supply Chain Management


In fact, Gartner predicts by 2021, 40% of new enterprise applications will include Artificial Intelligence Technologies, where AI and Machine Learning promise to solve a plethora of problems faced by enterprises today, from better decision making to increased efficiencies and cost savings. The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business activities has again emerged as a hot topic for 2017 and 2018.

Supply Chain Strategy and the Post-pandemic World

Enterra Insights

” Hopefully, a vaccine (or vaccines) will be produced early in 2021 bringing an end to the waves of disruption predicted by Cecere. “Supply chains were ill-prepared for the pandemic,” writes Lora Cecere ( @lcecere ), founder of Supply Chain Insights.[1]

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?


WEF says by 2021, the automated workforce will reach its tipping point into mainstream and become the norm. by Alexa Cheater Meet the Jetsons! Like any well-rounded child of the 80s, I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for 2020?


Are you ready for the future? 2020 is not science fiction anymore, it’s right now. . Faced with an unstable economic environment in which change is the only certainty, companies are operating today in a new world.